Butter Pecan Squares

12
Servings
15m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
45m
Ready In


"These are great for after school or for any time. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (April 1984)"

Original recipe yields 12 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (77.3 g)
  • Calories 330.3
  • Total Fat - 17.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 52.7 mg
  • Sodium - 145.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 42.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.1 g
  • Sugars - 28.4 g
  • Protein - 4.4 g
  • Calcium - 22.9 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

Combine crust ingredients (flour - 1/3 cup sugar) in a small bowl of an electric mixer and beat on low until mixture resembles coarse meal (this can also be done in a food processor if desired)

Step 3

Press dough into the bottom of an 8 inch square pan. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove from oven but keep oven on at 375.

Step 4

In a small bowl of an electric mixer combine filling ingredients (2/3 cup sugar - salt) and beat for 1-2 minutes or until blended.

Step 5

Pour filling over crust and arrange pecan squares over the filling.

Step 6

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until filling is set.

Step 7

Cool completely before cutting into 1 1/2 inch bars.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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Kerfuffle-Upon-Wincle (KUW)

Really good ~ and easy! I used a pastry blender to combine the crust ingredients. I like the honey in this. The flavor reminds me of the pecan pies that Honey Baked Ham sells.

(15 Feb 2015)